Innovating the increasingly strategic ICT category
Conference Date
21st & 22nd March 2018
Mercure Canberra
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What does the future of ICT Procurement look like
The recent procurement reforms, announced by Assistant Minister for Digital Transformation Angus Taylor, are set to majorly disrupt the way in which Federal Government procure ICT services. Aimed at improving procurement outcomes for SMEs, the recommendations will have a considerable impact on the broader ICT landscape.

The Public Sector ICT Procurement conference will look at where the Federal ICT market is heading, and provide you with the knowledge you need during this period of substantial change.

Attend and learn how to:
  • Address common challenges in public procurement
  • Keep up with digital transformation
  • Engage with Indigenous business
  • Manage performance based contracts
  • Introduce a commercial approach to public procurement
Who will attend?
Federal and State Departments and Agencies, Local Government Departments and Universities with job titles of:
  • Chief Procurement Officer
  • Heads of Vendor Management
  • Heads of Contract Management
  • Heads of IT Procurement
  • Heads IT Sourcing
  • Heads of ICT
  • Heads of Category Management

Attend to learn:

  • Facilitate culture change in ICT procurement
  • Strategies to enhance vendor relationships
  • Drive innovative & agile procurement methodologies
  • Develop sustainable procurement practices
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Key Speakers

Tim Cummins
Chief Executive Officer
Kishwar Rahman
Program Lead – Strategic Project Procurement
National Disability Insurance Agency
Matt McDonald
Director of Performance Based Contracting, Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group
Department of Defence


What People Are Saying

  • “The Taskforce found a culture of risk aversion in government procurement had undermined the freedom to innovate and experiment. If we are to reward the entrepreneurial spirit, a new procurement culture is necessary.”

    The Hons Angus Taylor MP
    Announcing the ICT Procurement Reforms August 2017


  • Date: 29 Jan 2018  By: Maisie Holder

    6 things you need to know about Agile procurement Anyone who has been through a government procurement procurement process, knows how grueling it can be. Government is looking for more Agile approaches to procurement, that speeds up the process and lowers risk, so here are 6 things you should know about Agile procurement. What is …

  • Date: 17 Apr 2017  By: Jessica Farrelly

    Government spent an additional $3bn on IT infrastructure and services in the past 12 months, substantially increasing the average annual spend of $6bn. “That’s a total investment of over $9billion a year – 50% more than ever before,” Assistant Minister for Cities and Digital Transformation, Angus Taylor told a recent Tech Leaders Forum. Highlighting the …

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